Monday, January 28, 2013

IFAS in the news, 1/25

Good morning! Lots of IFAS folks in the news today:

UF’s College of Design, Construction and Planning’s research showcase to honor the 150th anniversary of Morrill Act

UF’s CALS, Engineering and Military Science Students Tackle Future of Land-Grant Universities


History helps Floridians solve identity crisis, Putnam says

Study shows parental financial support can lower GPA

Opinion: Florida’s Great Snake Hunt Is a Cheap Stunt

Green disease squeezes citrus farmers

Jackson column: Versatile kumquat has its day (Hillsborough)

Brown returns for gardeners lecture (Lee)

Sinkhole swallows tree, fence in West Volusia

Pasco County in Brief (under “Port Richey”)

Hernando County community events (fourth brief in string)

Help dig on Arbor Day (Leon – may be behind paywall, if so, apologies)

DOUG CALDWELL: Fungus causing rust disease in cassia trees (Collier)

Local Veterinarians Collaborate on Book, Sales to Benefit No-Kill Shelter (Hillsborough)




Local, health and ag news:


New Strain of Stomach Bug Spreading Across US

Quitting smoking prolongs life at any age

Tomato industry faces "extinction" while Florida waits for trade decision limiting Mexican commerce

Scott visits GHS, touts raise for teachers

Gainesville goes medieval

Female inmates at Alachua County jail join Paws on Parole program



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